Telenovela distribbery Coral Pictures Corp. has named Antonio Paez as exec VP and general manager, following last month's departure of German Perez Nahim, Daily Variety has learned.
TORONTO – Arthur Weinthal, programming veepee of the CTV Television Network, is retiring March 5 after 35 years at the Toronto-based national web, triggering a management shuffle that alters the…
It's a statistic that has stunned the industry: For the first time ever, no distributor at NATPE is pushing any fall 1997 pilots specifically aimed at weekday prime access, the most lucrative time…
Two-time Oscar-winning director Milos Forman has agreed to make "The Little Black Book" his next film. Forman, who ended a five-year hiatus with "The People vs. Larry Flynt," expects to begin…
The Latin-American TV market MIDIA'97 will take place June 24-26 at Madrid's Palacio Municipal de Congresos. MIDIA bowed last year as a conduit to boost Spanish-language TV program sales between…
Lisa Kranz has been promoted to executive in charge of production, live action, for Saban Entertainment.
When MCA announced its sale of Putnam Berkeley in November to international media giant Pearson, Bob Matschullat, vice chairman of MCA's corporate parent Seagram Co., remarked that the sell-off was…
One of TV execs' worst nightmares came true this week when the Tupelo, Miss.-based American Family Assn. announced it would call for a boycott of advertisers who support television shows tagged with…
Broadway's beleaguered Circle in the Square will shift from a subscription base to a membership system beginning with its production of Brit import "Stanley" in February.
"Fargo," the iconoclastic black comedy thriller by Joel and Ethan Coen, chalked up another best picture win with the announcement of bests and runners-up Thursday by the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.
German publishing giant Axel Springer Verlag AG announced Thursday that it will sell its share in German sports web DSF to Kirch Group subsidiary Taurus Vermoegensverwaltungs GmbH.